Current Affairs for the 10th June 2017

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Some of the knowledge points of the news

1.Indian Overseas Bank launches retail mart in Thiruvananthpuram

UPSHOT:

-MD and CEO of IOB = shri R. Subramaniakumar
-HQ = Chennai, Tamil Nadu

2.India, Pakistan become full members of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation

-theme of 2017 SCO Summit = ‘Future Energy’
-signed at Astana, Kazakhstan

UPSHOTS:

-members = China, Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

 

3.RBI Governor to appear before House Panel on July 6

-this is the 4th time
-summoned by PSC (Parliamentary standing Committee)
-headed by Congress MP & former Union Minister, Veerappa Molly.

UPSHOT:

-first Governor of RBI = Sir Osborne Smith

 

4.Microsoft signs agreement to acquire Israeli security firm Hexadite

-due to Ransomware attack
-deal = $100 million
-Hexadite = Israeli startup that was artificial Intelligence to identify and protect against cyber attack

UPSHOT:

CEO = Satya Nadella
-HQ = Washington DC, USA

Read about Manoj Thakur who is known for his unquestionable integrity and patriotism.

5.President Pranab Mukherjee launches ‘Selfie with Daughter’ mobile app

-to raise awareness about female foeticide

6.Canara Bank ties up with New India Assurance Company

UPSHOTS:

-New India Assurance Company co. ltd. = govt. owned MNC
-its HQ = Mumbai
-its Chairman cum MD = Mr. G.Srinivasan
Canara Bank founded in 1906
-HQ = Bengaluru
-Chairman = SH TN Manaharan

7.Government sets up 18 esectoral groups for smooth GST roll out 

-headed by Finance Minister = Arun Jaitley

and

-2018 olympic games will be held in PYEONGCHANG
-International Olympic Committee HQ = lausanne, Switzerland

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Pooja Verma

A girl from Theog, Shimla, who loves nature, trekking, travelling, meeting new people, visiting new places, learning new things, reading and helping people.
I believe in education for all and the first female author at We Are Himachali.

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